The boxes we live in

6.3 million  Americans have been diagnosed with some form of phobia. Those are just diagnosed cases not addressing the millions of people who live with fears no one even begins to speak of! How many of us have fears we never even talk about? How many of those fears live in a dark place inside of … Continue reading The boxes we live in


Unplug and Reconnect

Okay, let's be real for a minute. How many of us have a cell phone? Yep... just about everyone. How many of our lives are on that cell phone? Calendars, pictures, email, news, our entire connection to the outside world. 92% of American's own a smartphone  according to Pew Research Center, in addition to that, Americans ages … Continue reading Unplug and Reconnect

10 Steps for Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the art of living in the present. Many of us go through life on autopilot. Being mindful helps you slow down and quit rushing through your days. By staying present and being mindful, you can make the little moments more enjoyable and memorable, and you will start appreciating life more. Start breathing deeply, softly, and … Continue reading 10 Steps for Mindfulness

Embracing the difference

How many conversations have you had lately that have rubbed you the wrong way? Have you had a conversation with someone where neither of you are understanding what the other is saying or where they are coming from at all? During a conversation have you ever thought, "Wow, where in the world are they are coming … Continue reading Embracing the difference

Coffee, Kids, Clothes, Lunch? Check!

The smell of freshly brewing coffee, the warm sun waking me with its fabulous morning greeting, refreshed and ready to attack the day...ahhhh... perfection; except that is exactly what did not happen! After hitting the snooze button a few times, I roll out of bed to wake the kids up for school and get ready for the … Continue reading Coffee, Kids, Clothes, Lunch? Check!